Party affiliation: South Tyrolean People's Party
Vice president SVP, (Political Vice-Sec.). Member Leadership SVP. Councillor, 1957; Deputy-Mayor, Bolzano Council, 1959.
Elected Deputy, (Partito Popolare Sud-Tirolese (SUP)), 1958-1987. Called fora Special Committee for affairs of Bolzano then member of the ‘Committee of 19’ for the affairs of Bolzano. Member Special Commitee of 9 for reform of Regional government.
Member Committee for drafting guidelines. President Committee on Constitutional Affairs. Member European Parliament, 1976.
Vice President Committee on Justice, European Pari. President Committee on Constitutional Affairs. President Preparatory Committee for Institutional Reforms.
President Committee on Justice. Elected Senator, Bolzano. 1987; member Regulatory Committee.
Lawyer, Rome Criminal Law, Modena University. Professor of Comparative Penal Law, Pontifical Lateran University Honorary Professor of Public Law. University of Innsbruck.